A Cumbrian care provider received a great amount of support over the weekend in the Great North Run.

Hospice at Home in Carlisle had supporters who took part in the run which had changed to a tougher, more hilly, route this year.

Lots of people took part to raise money for the amazing service, including Claire Hayton and Jeniffer Little.

Ms Hayton said: "We ran for Hospice At Home in memory of our friend's lovely mum Sue, who sadly passed away in December 2019.

"Hospice at home were a great source support and comfort for both Sue and her beautiful family. It was an honour to run on behalf of such a wonderful charity."

Hospice At Home have thanked all the runners who took part and have raised over £6000 thus far.

Allowing the charity to provide vital care to people who wish to stay at home at the end stages of their life.

Tiffany Lew, Fundraiser for Hospice at Home said: "After such a tumultuous year for us all, it was lovely to have so many supporters join #TeamHospiceAtHome for the 40th anniversary of the Great North Run."

"It is touching that so many ran in these still uncertain times to help support us in providing more Local Care for Local People.

"We could not be more grateful for their support, and that also of their friends, families and colleagues who have sponsored them for this challenge.

You can join Hospice At Home for the run next year entry is £60 and you are asked to raise £250 for the cause.